Oscars: Argo Set To Win Best Picture & Bond Best Song!
Argo continues to be the hot film of the awards season & William Hill expect more of the same in Tinseltown . Argo is now the standout favourite to win Best Picture at 1/5 having been a massive 7/1 on the 1st January.
"We have not seen so much momentum for a film since the Hurt Locker, which was originally quoted at a 5/1 and went on to win the big one," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
The two certainties of the Oscars are Daniel Day Lewis (Best Actor) & Anne Hathaway (Best Supporting Actress) both of whom are 1/50 to win. In the absence of Ben Affleck, Steven Spielberg is 1/5 to win Best Director. Tommy Lee Jones is Evens to win Best Actor with Jennifer Lawrence 8/13 for Best Actress.
Bond fans will be pleased to know that Skyfall is now 1/9 to win the Best Original Song Gong!
"Adele has been practicing hard for one of the certainties of the night!" said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
William Hill Oscars odds:
Best Picture: 1/5 Argo, 10/3 Lincoln, 33/1 Silver Lining Playbook, 40/1 Life of Pi, 50/1 Les Miserables, 80/1 Zero Dark Thirty, 100/1 Amour, 100/1 Beasts of the Southern Wild, 100/1 Django Unchained
Best Director: 1/5 Steven Spielberg (Lincoln), 4/1 Ang Lee (Life Of Pi), 12/1 Michael Haneke (Amour), 20/1 David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), 50/1 Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of The Southern Wild)
Best Actor: 1/50 Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln), 16/1 Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables) 33/1 Joaquin Phoenix (The Master), 40/1 Denzel Washington (Fight), 50/1 Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Best Actress: 8/13 Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook), 2/1 Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), 9/2 Emannuelle Riva (Amour), 25/1 Naomi Watts (The Impossible), 40/1 Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts Of The Southern Wild)
Best Supporting Actor: Evs Tommy Lee Jones, 13/8 Christoph Waltz, 11/2 Phillip Seymour Hoffman (The Master), 9/1 Robert De Niro, 33/1 Alan Arkin
Best Supporting Actress: 1/50 Anne Hathaway, 16/1 Sally Field, 25/1 Amy Adams, 25/1 Helen Hunt, 66/1 Jacki Weaver
Best Original Song: 1/9 Skyfall, 5/1 Les Miserables, 33/1 Chasing Ice, 33/1 Life of Pi, 40/1 Ted